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Private Tour to Mtskheta from Tbilsi
"Your guide and driver will meet you at your Tbilisi accommodations in late morning and start the drive to Mtskheta town. According the archaeological excavations people lived in the neighborhood of Mtskheta from 2nd millennium BC. Located on the crossroad of Europe and Asia Mtskheta used to be the capital of the Eastern Georgian kingdom of Iberia from the 4th thru the 5th centuries when King Vakhtang Gorgasali moved his court to Tbilisi.Drive uphill and visit Jvari Monastery dating back to 6th century. Enjoy beautif continue to Samtavro Monastery located in ancient king family’s garden not far from Svetitskhoveli. Next have some free time to explore local souvenir market and then drive back to your accommodations in Tbilisi."""
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Private Tour to Mtskheta from Tbilsi
"Your guide and driver will meet you at your Tbilisi accommodations in late morning and start the drive to Mtskheta town. According the archaeological excavations people lived in the neighborhood of Mtskheta from 2nd millennium BC. Located on the crossroad of Europe and Asia Mtskheta used to be the capital of the Eastern Georgian kingdom of Iberia from the 4th thru the 5th centuries when King Vakhtang Gorgasali moved his court to Tbilisi.Drive uphill and visit Jvari Monastery dating back to 6th century. Enjoy beautif continue to Samtavro Monastery located in ancient king family’s garden not far from Svetitskhoveli. Next have some free time to explore local souvenir market and then drive back to your accommodations in Tbilisi."""
From EUR18.00
 
Private Tour of Tbilisi and Mtskheta
"The historical part of the city Old Tbilisi covers suburbs which untill 1936 were called “Tiflis” including the suburbs: Abanotubani – Kharpukhi (old Seidabad) Kala Isan-Avlabari Sololaki Mtatsminda
From EUR53.00

More Local Customs in Kazbegi

Local currency: Georgian Lari

Like many other former Soviet Republics, also Georgia is a country of cash, which means that credit cards are not as widely accepted as in Western Europe.The local currency of Georgia is the Georgian...
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HORSCHECK
Oct 20, 2015

Stepantsminda

Nowadays Kazbegi is actually named Stepantsminda (Saint Stephan), which refers to a Georgian Orthodox monk. Only between 1925 and 2006 the town's name was Kazbegi, but it is still commonly known under...
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HORSCHECK
May 01, 2015

Hay and other works

Making hay is a matter of survival in mountains, as when the snow is there, the cattle has to be fed, everybody knows that! These beautiful cows (picture 1) will need food in winter and people have to...
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kokoryko
May 28, 2012

Savages? No, just civilised!

When I walked up to visit Tminda Sameba church, I took a few shortcuts on the steep wood covered slope of the mountain, and in a clearing where to ground was almost flat I came across a few people who...
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kokoryko
May 28, 2012

Maria Madloba

It just happened that my day at Tsminda Sameba church coincided with an important religious celebration, apparently the Maria Madloba. Dozens of cars, carriages and trucks full of people started to...
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josephescu
Dec 02, 2006

Mount Kazbeg & Prometheus

According to ancient Greek mythology, Prometheus the Titan, the father of the Greek Noah, is considered the benefactor of mankind. Zeus assigned Prometheus the task of forming man from water and...
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Dec 02, 2006
 
 
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visiting the church

As with other Orthodox Churches in Georgia, if you're female, you need to cover your head before entering a church. At the Holy Trinity Church, however, not only do you have to cover your head, you...
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ellielou
Oct 24, 2006

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Top Things to Do in Kazbegi

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Gveteli Waterfall

This waterfall is located 12 km away from Kazbegi and, from the main road, the easy trail is only 2 km. As I wanted to see the Georgian border with Russian and the Dariali Monastery of the Archangels...
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Gergeti Sameba Church

To hike to the Gergeti Sameba Church you need proper hiking shoes, it can be quite slippery. If you use short cuts it will be about 3,6 km and 1 to 2 hours depending your condition. If you use the...
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Trail of Arsha Waterfall

It was a great challenge to reach the Waterfull on the top because I have decided do not take the trail. I went down close to this waterfall and I tryed to go down the way along the shore....
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HORSCHECK

"Kazbegi - Heaven on earth in the High Caucasus"
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kokoryko

"Greater Caucasus, home of Prometheus."
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JohnniOmani

"Kazbegi: great place to get away from it all :)"
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ellielou

"Marvelous Kazbegi"
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"Kazbegi 2001 & 2005"
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